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HPD Chief Could Get A Lucrative Cash Payout Along With Pension Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HPD Chief Could Get A Lucrative Cash Payout Along With Pension

The fact that the Honolulu Police Commission is negotiating a deal in secret is raising concerns.

Is HPD Chief’s Departure Just The Beginning Of An ‘Ugly’ Mess? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Is HPD Chief’s Departure Just The Beginning Of An ‘Ugly’ Mess?

Chief Louis Kealoha’s retirement package is being worked out and approved in secret before it’s known whether he committed serious wrongdoing.

Embattled Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha To Retire Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Embattled Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha To Retire

The chief has maintained his innocence after being named by the FBI as a suspect in a federal corruption investigation.

Police Commission Remains Mum About HPD Chief Situation Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Police Commission Remains Mum About HPD Chief Situation

The commission wrapped up an hours-long meeting without making a decision but plans to take up the issue again on Friday.

Police Commission: HPD Chief’s Future Will Be Discussed In Secret Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Police Commission: HPD Chief’s Future Will Be Discussed In Secret

But public-interest attorneys say the matter is far too important to be handled behind closed doors.

City Prosecutor Under Corruption Probe Will Run Criminal Intel Unit Cory Lum/Civil Beat

City Prosecutor Under Corruption Probe Will Run Criminal Intel Unit

Katherine Kealoha has been picked to help with a new intelligence-driven prosecution strategy.

The Plot Thickens In The Honolulu Police Chief Conspiracy Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Plot Thickens In The Honolulu Police Chief Conspiracy Case

An investigation into a broken taillight at Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha’s house raises more questions about alleged corruption.

The Only Cure For Our Police Blues: Put Chief On Permanent Leave Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

The Only Cure For Our Police Blues: Put Chief On Permanent Leave

The alleged conspiracy involving Louis Kealoha’s stolen mailbox is only one reason he should not be allowed back on the job.

Was Acting HPD Chief In On The Theft Conspiracy? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Was Acting HPD Chief In On The Theft Conspiracy?

A police commissioner and a federal public defender raise concerns that Cary Okimoto is part of Kealoha’s inner circle.